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COLUMNS: Happy 100th Vera Bonner

One happy event last week was the celebration of Veera Bonner’s 100th birthday.

  • Sep 2, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Every day is Labour Day for John Horgan’s NDP

Union sign-ups, minimum wage for farm workers on the table

A tribute to all those fighting the fires

Cariboo residents also deserve a great deal of credit for taking the lessons learned from last year and being better prepared

  • Aug 28, 2018
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Airport send off for Make A Wish recipient
Williams Lake Atom Development Tournament 2019
Caribou Ski theft of donation box
Yellow Vest Canada protesters make themselves known in Williams Lake

Infrastructure investment needed to support remote forest industries

We need to use residual forest products as bio-energy or bio-fuels

  • Aug 28, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan’s latest reality check on wildfire threat

‘New normal’ is not a solution, just an empty sound bite

COLUMNS: Good air quality equally important as thriving economy

Our reputation as a crime capital is bad enough but Williams Lake has a new claim to fame.

  • Aug 22, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Genuine aboriginal rights are misused and discredited

Camp Cloud one of long line of protests falsely asserting title

Growing in the semi-light

Here we are, several weeks into peak fire season and the sky is often overcast with smoke.

  • Aug 17, 2018

COLUMNS: Rural B.C. hit in the pocket book by ICBC increases

Last week Attorney General David Eby announced with great fanfare that he was “modernizing” ICBC.

  • Aug 17, 2018

COLUMNS: Hats off to 4-Hers

With two granddaughters involved in 4-H, I spent some hours at the show last weekend.

  • Aug 17, 2018

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

Gaping loophole in lobbyist rules

Last week witnessed a rare occurrence when a government watchdog called out the attorney general

  • Aug 12, 2018

COLUMNS: Sinister seniors

A grandmother from 108 Mile has triggered a new word for older persons.

  • Aug 12, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

OPINION: Chilcotin radio communication facilitated by co-operation between the users

For government, industry and the general public communication in the Chilcotin can be a challenge.

  • Aug 10, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

COLUMNS: Looking through rose-coloured glasses

Last week I got carried away with writing about the stress of haying

  • Aug 4, 2018

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

COLUMNS: Buy BC announcement timely

Some good news: the province is bringing back the Buy BC marketing program.

  • Aug 1, 2018